New Health Officers

The new health officer (LHO) orientation is built on the best from the DPH-led orientations and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)-developed Survive and Thrive curriculum.  Materials from prior sessions are below.

New Local Health Officer Orientation Information (Word)

Health Officer Orientation Self Assessment (Word)

Local Health Officer Orientation Chart (Word)


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for July 31 - August 1, 2017 session:

  • Agenda (PDF)
  • Communication (Media Training) (PDF) 2017, Stephanie Richards, Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute & Wisconsin Population health Service Fellowship Population Health Institute, reproduced with permission
  • Change Management (PDF) 2017, Deborah Lindemann, St. Croix County Public Health and Cindy Bodendein, Sauk County Health Department, reproduced with permission
  • Supervision (PDF) 2017, Mary Dorn, Outagamie County Public Health, reproduced with permission

New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for April 20-21, 2017 session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for November 17-18, 2016 session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for July 13-14, 2016 session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for April 21-22, 2016 session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for November 18-19, 2015 session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for July 21-22, 2015 session:


New Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials for April 21-22, 2015 session:


Health Officer Orientation - Training Materials from the 12/8/08 and 12/9/08 Session - Powerpoint presentation by Chuck Warzecha from Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health (PPT)

If you have any questions, e-mail Jamie LaBrasca, Northern Regional Office.

Last Revised: July 27, 2017